Publication Ethics
Recent times have witnessed a drastic increase in the number of cases of scientific misconduct. In fact, the number of documented cases—419 in 2012, which is twice the number in 2011)—is too large to...
Submission and Peer Review
Most journals require that a cover letter be submitted along with each manuscript submitted for publication. Unfortunately, few authors are aware of the actual impact that a cover letter can have
Manuscript Structure
Although many research papers that follow the so-called IMRaD format (Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, and Discussion) use these words as their main headings, you can choose
Career Advancement
The number of publications to a researcher’s credit seems to matter more than the quality of the work done. How did the publishing industry get to this point? How can you not only withstand but beat...
Books, Resources, and Tools
Few books come this close to providing sound advice on the intricacies of the publishing game as What Editors Want: an author’s guide to scientific journal publishing
Dear Dr. Eddy, I am about to submit my first manuscript for publication. Since...
Have you often wondered how your research activities and achievements can be...

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Retraction is a way of alerting the research community of a paper’s questionable credibility. So why are retracted papers cited? Read More
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While working as a peer reviewer, I recently recommended rejection for three papers. I want to share the problems I spotted in the three papers to help other authors avoid rejection .1. Read More

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